Managing Innovation During Outsourcing Engagements: Do Contracts Harm Innovation?

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Managing Innovation During Outsourcing Engagements: Do Contracts Harm Innovation?

Executive Update
Posted August 25, 2010 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies

Outsourcing firms tend to market themselves as partners in innovation, and firms consider adopting an outsourcing strategy as a way to attain competitive edge. While outsourcing is a promising approach, it can also be a risky endeavor, as it may deter the firm's inherent ability to bring innovative products to market.